MOUNT MARY'S FESTIVAL

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Location: Bandra, Suburb Of Mumbai, Maharashtra
Celebrated In: September
Duration: One Week
Deity Worshipped: Mother Mary

Mount Mary church is an old church situated in Bandra, the suburb of Mumbai . In September a week long fair is held every year in the precinct of this church. This fair is popularly known as the Bandra fair and is celebrated on the occasion of Mother Mary's birthday.

Lakhs of people of all faiths throng to this place to seek the blessings of Mother Mary. The Marathi speaking communities refer the Mother Mary as ' Math Mauli'. Local people strongly believe that Mount Mary fulfils their genuine wishes if prayers are made earnestly and faithfully. From the site of the church one gets a breath-taking view of the Arabian Sea and tourists can enjoy the sunset.

HOW TO GET THERE

Mumbai being the capital city is well connected by air, rail and road with the important places within and beyond the state. To go to Bandra tourists can hire a taxi, or go by the city buses or local trains.

WHERE TO STAY

Accommodations are available at the hotels in Mumbai or Bandra.



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